Bug 83919 - Firstboot give Error Message, then goes into Firstboot
Firstboot give Error Message, then goes into Firstboot
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82061
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: firstboot (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-02-09 22:04 EST by Matthew Lyszczek
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:41 EST
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Description Matthew Lyszczek 2003-02-09 22:04:43 EST
Description of problem: An Error Message will come up complaining about the time
section and there is no section about syncing time like there was in RedHat 8.0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):8.0.93

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RedHat Linux Phoebe 8.0.93
2. Start firstboot
Actual results:
Error Message Comes Up with the following, then goes into firstboot

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/firstbootWindow.py", line 153, in __init__
    vbox, eventbox = module.launch()
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 75, in launch
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/modules/date.py", line 64, in setupScreen
    self.datePage = date_gui.datePage(self.dateBackend)
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-date/date_gui.py", line 171, in __init__
    ntpServer = socket.gethostbyaddr(ntpServerIP)[0]
TypeError: gethostbyaddr() argument 1 must be string, not None

Expected results: No Error Message
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-02-10 13:01:58 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82061 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:41 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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